Sixth annual Rubber Duck Race run at Hanson Park

CRANFORD, NJ — The sixth annual Rubber Duck Race was held at Hanson Park on Sunday, Oct. 16, from 4 to 6 p.m. Each year, the event takes place to raise funds to restore Hanson Park. The Hanson Park Conservancy is a nonprofit group that supports efforts to maintain and upgrade the park. “Since the inception […]

Pedestrian-safety issues addressed in Cranford meeting

Pedestrian-safety issues addressed in Cranford meeting

CRANFORD, NJ — On Thursday, Oct. 6, residents of Cranford met at the Cranford Community Center to discuss pedestrian safety. A presentation was given by Anthony Durante, a member of the town’s Board of Downtown Management after he took town officials on a walk downtown to experience it from a new perspective. The officials took turns […]

Downtown Cranford showcases art

CRANFORD, NJ — The work of local artists was displayed downtown on Friday, Sept. 16, for a photography and art walk. The event was organized by Downtown Cranford. Stephanie Lalor of Artist Framer, located on North Avenue, took the initiative to inform other store owners about the artwork and invited them to display some photos in […]

Atria Cranford celebrates World Gratitude Day

CRANFORD, NJ — On Wednesday, Sept. 21, residents of Atria Cranford celebrated World Gratitude Day to show their appreciation to local police, fire and emergency squad members. They took a bus to each station to deliver bags of candy and personally thank them for all they do to help the community. In addition, they also donated […]

Annual Music Fest is held in Cranford

CRANFORD, NJ — There was a strong sense of community as families and friends gathered at Lincoln School on Thomas Street to support Centennial Village Group’s annual Music Fest. Children played on the swings, neighbors sat on their lawns and bicyclers rode by as people crowded to the school to hear the music play. A feeling […]

Cranford’s Atria honors first responders

CRANFORD, NJ — Artria Cranford celebrated Patriot Day and held a tree planting ceremony to honor the police, fire and ambulance of Cranford on Friday, Sept. 9. The ceremony featured Linden’s ROTC color guard. Mary Fagan, of Clark, sang “The Star-Spangled Banner.” Joyce Yencarelli, executive director of Atria, read the dedication of the multi-stem myrtle tree […]

Garden Clubs of Cranford earn a green thumb through activities

Garden Clubs of Cranford earn a green thumb through activities

CANFORD, NJ — The Floraphile Garden Club of Cranford is an active group that plans outdoor events, group fundraisers and community service opportunities. Members generally meet on Mondays, but for anyone whose schedule conflicts with this, there is no need to worry as there are several active garden clubs in Cranford. The Floraphile Garden Club […]

Rock Yoga Hits The Streets

Rock Yoga Hits The Streets

CRANFORD, NJ — On Friday, Aug. 12, yogis gathered to Miln Street in Cranford to join Gina Pachkowski of Alluem Yoga for Rock Yoga Hits The Streets. Miln Street was closed between North Avenue and Eastman Street, and the road was completely covered with yoga mats. Pachkowski led the class while other staff members of […]

Locals to compete in international paella contest in Spain

CRANFORD, NJ — Frank “Paco” Rodino of South Orange and Manny “Manolo” Rey of Cranford will be among the 35 teams from around the world competing for the title of the “world’s best paella chef.” Organized by the prestigious “Concurs Internacional de Paella Valenciana,” the 56th annual competition will take place in Sueca, Valencia, on […]

Cranford 7-Eleven discussed at meeting

CRANFORD, NJ — The future of the new 7-Eleven at 49 South Ave. West in Cranford was discussed at a town council meeting held on Monday, Aug. 8. A permit to construct the convenience store was presented by attorney Jason Tuval. 7-Eleven proposed that the store be built on the property. The proposal included a request […]

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